Check out Avery*Sunshine's live performances from the Yamaha Synthesizers 45th Anniversary Live Stream Event.Avery*Sunshine gave two amazing performances at the 45th Anniversary Live Stream Event. The first video is live from the entrance to the Yamaha Store in the posh Ginza district of Tokyo, Japan. Both videos feature the MONTAGE8 White with OS v3.0. In the video below Dana Johnson plays the SA2200 processed by the Line 6 HX Stomp:
In the second live performance from Innovation Road in Hamamatsu, Japan, Avery*Sunshine took the music to a higher level! In addition to the REVSTAR RS502TFMX, check out the Live Custom Hybrid Oak kick drum Dana plays in the video below. Coupled with their already impeccable time feel, the pulse of the kick drum adds the perfect finishing touch to the groove:
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Yamaha Synthesizer Product Specialist Blake Angelos has over thirty years of experience with music hardware and software. An expert in music technology, Blake has conducted numerous clinics, master classes and presentations throughout the United States, Europe and Canada. In his role as Product Specialist for the Synthesizer Department Blake appears in many product videos and artist interviews, writes many articles for YamahaSynth.com and co-hosts a regular Podcast called “Behind the Synth”.
Before his work with Yamaha, he taught music theory and jazz studies courses at Arizona State University; managed a technology-focused music store in Seattle and was a production supervisor at Microsoft, where he led a team that developed groundbreaking interactive music content for the Microsoft Network. Blake holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master of Music degree from Arizona State University. Blake currently resides in Bellingham, Washington with his family, and between his travels around the world for Yamaha, he performs as much as possible with several jazz and creative music groups in Bellingham, Seattle and other places in the Pacific Northwest.